Author: Dan Fischer

WOTM use proceeds from pig roast and chicken event to purchase outerwear for Wolcot Street School students

Absentee voting, absentee drop-box options, early voting and deadlines

Dakarai Hilliard missing from his home on Bills Road, Town of Carlton.

Jerome Brewster, retired Chief Deputy of Investigations, endorsed William Sheron for re-election as sheriff

Three Elba students test positive for COVID-19 * Elba schools go to all remote through Oct 5.Through Oct 5

Vote will be held on Oct 28, public meeting scheduled for Oct 14

Batavia Cemetery Association cancels annual Halloween Ghostwalk

Gordon Dibble backs former boss

All programs are free and open to anyone

State database tracks COVID cases in public, private and charter schools

Nominations must be received by: December 30, 2020

Council to weigh Deer Management plan * School super to brief BOE on first day of school * GCC: one student on “precautionary isolation” for traveling in from a foreign country

Extra $300/wk in unemployment benefits next week * LeRoy Village Green nursing home allows in-person visits * Bills home opener Sunday

High School Football pushed back to March 2021 * Rochester police union calls on mayor to step down * Two new positive cases of COVID-19, both in Batavia

Batavia Downs opens today * Four new cases of COVID-19 in Genesee County * More racial unrest in Rochester, police chief retires

Downs will open today at 8 a.m. * restrictions will be in place

Another night of racial unrest in Rochester * WNY COVID-19 rate highest in state, Genesee County not part of the statistic * natural gas leak closes Oak Street for a time

  Top 3 Stories Rochester Mayor and Police Chief refuse to resign Protests continue in Rochester Batavia Man Arrested for Rape   At a news conference Sunday afternoon, Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren and Police Chief La’Ron Singletary doubled down on their intention to stay in office and commit to making changes, despite growing calls for […]

Tractor Trailer makes sudden U-turn, car slams into the trailer, semi driver flees the scene

Thruway accident between Henrietta and LeRoy * Batavia Downs Gaming opens Wednesday * County Legislature deals with towns and village revenue sharing

Town of Batavia seeks grants to help convert former yogurt plants * NY COVID-19 rates under one-percent for 26 days straight days * No new positive cases of coronavirus in Genesee or Orleans counties

Final phase of project was delayed due to COVID-19 but will be ready for Labor Day

Libraries try to preserve county funding * A $1-million investment into downtown Batavia building * Food distribution at St. Anthony’s today

Periodontist practice Dr. Neppalli plans to move from Jackson St.

Human remains positively identified in Livingston County * Two more arrested in Suzanne Corona prostitution case * National Grid wants rate increase

Batavia’s most infamous Corona is arrested for promoting prostitution * Bergen man successfully outruns train, arrested for DWI * K-9 Handler, Deputy Chris Erion, retires

National Fuel warns of scam * An Avon man accused of taking a bus – literally * The census tries bribery by ice cream to encourage participation

Man gets 20 years for bank robberies, one in Elba * County questions gym’s understanding of COVID rules * Scott Norwood’s Super Bowl jersey goes up for auction

County’s unemployment rate three-times what it was last year * Sheldon Silver to report to prison today * Health Dept looks for a canine suspect in an Ellicott Trail bite case

Dog bite incident occurred along Ellicott Trail

Low risk high school sports get the go-ahead, football practice IS OK, games are not * WNY region COVID rates increase, Finger Lakes region rates below .4 percent * New cannon outside HOLM

Power restored to parts of City and Town of Batavia following late night outage * Construction begins on Four-story apartment building on East Main St. * NYS able to restore $300 in added unemployment benefits

Alaska and Delaware added to NYS travel restrictions * Batavia adds four more members to police advisory committee with an eye toward diversity * Cuomo writes a book on COVID-19 response

“To the extent possible” the new members will serve people of color

Completion of $2-million project expected by the end of the year

NYS announces how it will handle a COVID-19 outbreak in a school * A car strikes a house on East Ave, tears hole in the basement * Deputies release more info on Rt 77 hit and run

Three vehicle hit and run in Pembroke * Fitness Centers wait for the re-opening word * Graham Corp gets some big Asian orders

Deer Management Committee at odds with city and hall, and quit * Two new COVID-19 cases in LeRoy * Medina eyed by Amazon

Five members of Deer Management Committee “resigned” this morning in an apparent flap with city hall.

Police raid a Hutchins St address * Pavilion man busted for allegedly growing his own pot * McDermott extends contract with the Bills

New York soon to have a new seat belt law * Was it a hit and run, driver pays for bike damage on the spot * New York adds new restricted travel areas, removes five other states.

City creates police advisory committee, adding community members * No new COVID-19 cases in Genesee County * A new look for the Sabres – but will it help?

Oakfield man threatens neighbor with a pitch fork * NYS winning COVID-19 battle * Kodak drug deal put on hold

The governor cites low COVID-19 infection rate

Downs down on revenue in pandemic * No new COVID-19 cases in Genesee County over the past 24 hours * Overnight parking tickets to resume next month

Batavia man gets five years in Federal prison for kiddie porn * Toddler dies in Barre pool * Governor’s decision due soon on school reopening

Collins wants another delay to report for prison * More parents opt for 100% virtual learning for their kids * Batavia bowling center proprietor says state must allow him to reopen, now

Five new positive cases of COVID-19 in Genesee County * NYS will not release COVID-19 nursing homes deaths until checked for accuracy * Schools submit reopening plans

Task force takes steps to maintain contact due to COVID-19

Statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations, lowest since March 17 * Gounty GOP taps Thomas Williams for Family Court * Electronic Recycling event well attended

Pre-school for developmentally disabled children will permanently close August 14.

County receives $250K toward coronavirus contact tracing * nw name for Rochester’s airport? * There is racing at Batavia Downs, but no one can show up

Batavia man gets three years added to federal sentence for taking Bergen girl across state lines * WNY has lowest COVID-19 hospitalizations since March * Cuomo: taxing the rich will not help close state budget gap

Former dispatcher accepts plea deal in child porn case * Over 300 local families to keep kids out of school * Bethany woman charged with keeping dog in hot car

Darien Center couple left with heartache and and uncertainty over the death of their daughter

Assistant County Manager is named * Four new COVID-19 cases in Genesee County * Cashless Thruway tolls by the end of the year

Probe of Tomaszewski questions handling of remains, including a veteran and stillborn baby * Fire on Ellicott St. displaces two families * First Blue Jays game in Buffalo: Aug 11

Funeral Director Michael Tomaszewski arrested for allegedly stealing pre-need payments * Batavia Police search for evidence in shooting * Cuomo concerned over COVID-19 spread among young people

Michael S. Tomaszewski faces multiple felony charges * Police say customers sustained losses of more than $525,000

Man, shot in the chest, stumbles into Batavia Days Inn * Matt Landers named Genesee County Manager * Blue Jays could still play in Buffalo

Ten more states are added to NY’s quarantine list * Blue Jays will not play home games in Buffalo * Jacobs sworn in to New York’s 27th Congressional seat

Batavia school super reveals a plan for city schools to reopen * Alexander man arrested for producing child pornography * Jacobs to be sworn today

New York State continues its bounce back from COVID-19 * Blue Jays looking for a new baseball home. Buffalo? * State legislature returns to Albany

What a drink? You must also order food * Darien Center man gets eight years in prison for child pornography * High School falls sports championships called off due to COVID-19

Garbage truck fails to clear a bridge in LeRoy and explodes * Ellicott Trail officially opens * Another COVID-19 death at Medina nursing home

July 15 is the deadline to file your taxes. Usually, it’s April 15, but the pandemic forced the move to today. The New York State Tax Department will have representatives available until 7 tonight to help you with any last-minute filing questions. The number is 518-457-5181. The state tax department is also encouraging taxpayers who […]

Nursing homes allowed to receive visitors today, but few will meet state criteria * The Ellicott Trail to open today * GCC cancels fall sports

Council turns down request by Main Street Pizza for outdoor seating * Deer hunt by bow approved in city * Pavilion fire injures boy, kills pets

BPD reports a series of various arrests * City Council to ponder plan to control deer population * Former Buffalo Bishop Edward Kimiec dies at 84

Caretaker flown to hospital by Mercy Flight

Last day of Heat Advisory * county asks for voluntary water conservation * felony charges against a Batavia couple from a traffic story in Livingston County

If voluntary measures are not successful, mandatory conservation may be enforced

Shopping malls to re-open tomorrow * Gov says a final decision obn schools will be made early next month * NASCAR to skip Watkins Glen

GOP proposes plan to re-open schools * no new COVID-10 cases in Genesee or Orleans Counties * day two of heat advisory

Cuomo order not to blame for nursing home COVID-19 deaths, health commissioner says * GCC announces re-opening plans * State Fair is cancelled

Some Employees Return to Batavia Campus this Week Following Social Distancing Guidelines

Heat Advisory posted for the rest of the week * NYS continues progress on COVID-19 * Gasoline prices are stable

Free tests are offered only at a State run testing site * Rochester Regional (UMMC) is not testing everyone and there will be a charge

New School Board President named

Driver busted for cell phone use while on suspended license

Just 1 new positive case in Genesee County of Covid – 19

Fire Chief explains what is legal and what is not, and also has safety advice

Two days in a row: no new COVID-19 cases * Major project at Batavia’s YWCA * July 4th impaired driving crackdown

project would renovate YWCA facility, expand pediatric medical services

Suspect in last months tractor-trailer police chase likely had bigger plans * It’s official: no minor league baseball this season * New Yorkers support police reforms

Cedar St. traffic stop leads to arrest of two drug suspects * Another COVID-19 death in Orleans County * Troopers to crack down on illegal fireworks

HOLM has re-opened with new admission policy

Encouraging stats on COVID-19 in New York * Taking a seat – literally – at Indian Falls restaurant * Domestic incident leads to drug charges

Area enters Phase 4 of economic re-opening * Bars and restaurants to continue take out liquor * Batavia Police welcome new K-9 “Hank”

Genesee County due to enter Phase 4 tomorrow * Oakfield couple arrested for crime spree in Monroe County * McMurray will not concede until all votes are counted

Jacobs declares victory in both special election and GOP Primary * County jobless rate improves * Batavia Schools to resume meal program on Monday

Visitors will be allowed in Rochester Regional Health hospitals including United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia, in a limited capacity beginning Thursday, June 25, 2020.

Special Election and GOP Primary today, both in the 27th Congressional District * City Council ponders plan to replace City Manager * Latest COVID-19 stats

Oakfield-Alabama holds COVID graduation * reward offered in burglary at Dave;s Ice Cream * Primary Day tomorrow in NY’s 27th Congressional District

Moore and the City reach a “mutual agreement” that has Moore leaving his job tomorrow

Police arrest local man for allegedly groping a juvenile * Governor threatens to pull liquor licenses for non-compliance with COVID-19 rules * Bill Joel WNY concert, put off until next year

Juvenile accepted a ride home from Dewitt Park

No new positive cases in either Genesee or Orleans counties

Budget is approved, three elected to Board of Education

Budgets approved in all Genesee County school districts * New York has the lowest COVID-19 infection rate of any state in the country * Big shake-up for the Sabres

Results of school elections released on Tuesday night

School district budget votes should be announced tonight * Three new police accountability laws signed by Cuomo * chicken coop catches fire in Bethany

Work scheduled through Saturday, June 20

Governor threatens bars and restaurants * some youth sports to resume on July 6 * Rose Caccamise of Roxy’s Music passes at 80

One death at the Orchard Rerhab and Nursing Center In Medina * No new positive cases in Genesee County * One new positive case in Orleans County

Batavia demonstrator tests positive for COVID-19 * Getting set for Phase 3, restaurants to open for indoor seating * Sheriff issues warning about ATVs

As of 2pm today, no new COVID-19 cases in either Genesee or Orleans counties * Those who attended protest rallies or demonstrations are urged to get tested

“the exposure risk is low,” Paul Pettit said, but anyone who attended the rally should monitor symptoms until June 21

Ellicott Ave man arrested for assault * Walmart stabbing suspect pleads not guilty * State Legislature approves two law enforcement reform bills

Two new positive cases reported in Genesee County * Two new positive cases in Orleans County * No deaths in either county

Early voting dates/times for NY 27 Special Election, Presidential Primary and State Primary

Three more nursing home deaths in Orleans County * Fire destroys barn in Bergen * Walmart shopper is stabbed in Geneseo

Three more COVID-19 deaths in Orleans County, seven in the past two days * One new positive case in Genesee County

Four die in Orleans County nursing homes from COVID-19 * School budget voting by absentee ballot * Finger Lakes Region should enter Phase 3 on Friday

Four deaths reported in Orleans County: Two at the Orchard Nursing and Rehab Center in Medina, two at the Villages of Orleans in Albion. Total Orleans County deaths since the pandemic began: 44

Nearly 400 demonstrate peacefully for social justice * 11 yr. old falls into ravine near Attica * State legislators to take up law enforcement reform

Genesee County records two new positive cases of COVID-19 * Orleans County records one new case * no deaths in either county

J C Penney to close Batavia store * Local restaurants prepare for outdoor dining * Getting ready for a rally in downtown Batavia

One new positive case of COVID-19 in Genesee County * No new positive cases in Orleans County * One death reported at Villages of Orleans nursing in Albion

Basom man to be named to county legislature * Three tractor trailers crash on Thruway in Stafford * Outdoor dining can be offered at local restaurants

Two new deaths reported at Orchard Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Medina * One new positive case of COVID-19 in Genesee County * Two new positive cases in Orleans County

Coronavirus claims lives: one in Genesee and one in Orleans counties * State says summer day camps can open * Trump again shows support for Jacobs in 27th District race

One in-hospital death reported in Genesee County * One death reported at Orchard Rehab & Nursing Center in Medina *

One new COVID-19 death in Orleans County * NYS lawmakers to convene next week, to take up justice reform * the latest openings

Library open for limited services

Since 2PM June 1, One new case of COVID-19 in Genesee County * Four news cases in Orleans County * One death at Orchard Nursing Center in Medina

This funny family only wanted to spread smiles

Initiative to honor UMMC and Jerome Center employees

Open wide! Dentist offices are open * Man charged with stealing girlfriend’s Ruger * COVID-19 deaths at lowest level in NYS

One new positive case of COVID-19 in Genesee County * 10 new positive cases in Orleans County * Two new deaths reported at Orchard Rehab and Nursing Center in Medina

Truck driver who led police on two county chase had a history of troubling social media posts * Joshua Blessed was to have picked up dairy products in Batavia * Teachers union rejects change in class times over concern for teenagers sleep

Two new positive cases of COVID-19 reported in both Genesee and Orleans Counties * One new death reported at the Orchard Rehab and Nursing Center in Medina

Police chase tractor trailer, ends when driver is shot dead * Unemployment soars in Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming Counties * County fairs cancelled in Genesee and Wyoming

Two new positive cases in Genesee County * One new positive case in Orleans County

Effective May 26, 2020

Donation will help feed children families in Genesee County

Two young people critically injured in Route 5 crash * Finger Lake Region, including Genesee County, ready to enter Phase of re-opening * Record high temp reached in Batavia

Two new COVID-19 deaths in Ortleans County, both at Orchard Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Medina, * Oner new positive case in Genesee County, five new casdes in Orleans County

Temperatures will reach upper 80s to near 90, then add in high humidity

Two more die at Albion nursing home * Byron crash seriously injures driver * Cuomo wants to compensate families of first responders lost to COVID-19

Five coronavirus related deaths over the past 24 hours, one at Villages of Orleans and four in at Orchard Rehab and nursing facility in Medina

Batavia man sent to federal prison for taking girl across state lines * One one new case of coronavirus * Memorial Day observances to be different this year.

Genesee County reports one new positive case in LeRoy * No new positive cases in Orleans County

Services are scheduled, but public can not attend

Genesee County saves $1.4-million during pandemic * Second suspect charges in Town of Alabama fracas * Cuomo defends his handling of COVID-19 in nursing homes

Four new positive cases in Genesee County, two of the active cases are hospitalized

Batavia school board approves budget * Alabama man charged with attempted assault with a knife * Observing Memorial Day, without the public

One new positive case in Genesee County, two new positive cases in Orleans County

Victim is a 25 year old woman from Bergen

Two die in separate Bergen accidents * Another death at Albion nursing home * Oakfield’s Labor Daze is called off

As of 2 p.m. today: Two new positive cases in Genesee County, one new positive case in Orleans County * One new death at the Villages of Orleans Health and Rehab Center

State Police confirm pedestrian was killed

Racing set to resume on schedule at Batavia Downs * COVID-19 cases turn upward in Orleans County * Nurse recovers from COVID-19 contracted at Villages of Orleans

Four new positive COVID-19 cases in Genesee County, eight new cases in Orleans County * Local update on Phase One of Un-pause New York

Warplane Museum aircraft to honor those on front lines of COVID-19 Pandemic

Fourth COVID-19 death in Genesee County * Finger Lakes Region on “un-pause” * Oakfield and Alabama look for new legislator

DMV will remain closed until further notice

Grenesee County records fourth death and one new positive case of COVID-19 * Orleans County adds another death at Villages of Orleans

County Legislature stops payments to towns and villages * Fire destroys farm hand’s trailer in Elba * No new COVID-19 infections reported in Genesee or Orleans Counties

No new positive cases of COVID-19 were reported in the last 24 hours in either Genesee or Orleans Counties

The Genesee County Economic Development Center, Genesee County Chamber of Commerce, the Batavia Development Corporation and the Batavia Business Improvement District reveal results of small business survey regarding “Un-pause”

Tractor Trailer flips over on West Main * COVID-19 takes another life at Albion nursing home * How to fill out absentee ballot application

In the past 24 hours: One death at the Villages of Orleans Health and Rehab Center * One new positive case in Genesee County * Eight new cases in Orleans County

Genesee County to “un-pause” on Friday * City predicts $2.5-million budget gap * City gives approval for farmers market, but debates food trucks

    SITUATIONAL UPDATE: May 11, 2020 STAY HOME; WASH HANDS; SOCIAL DISTANCING; WEAR A FACE COVERING! New Cases New Cases As of 2:00 p.m. Genesee County received 1 new positive case of COVID-19 for a total of 164 positive cases The positive case resides in Batavia. The positive case is in their 30’s. The […]

Thank a police officer, remember the fallen

More agencies involved in investigating Villages of Orleans * Lt. governor says WNY is getting ready to “reopen” * Applications for absentee ballots in the mail for June 23 election

One new death reported at Villages of Orleans * One new positive case in Genesee County, no new cases in Orleans County

use “temporary illness” to apply, ballots will then be mailed

$6-million solar energy farm on Galloway Road, $3-million housing project in Pembroke

15 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Orleans County, most from the Villages of Orleans nursing home * help for renters extended into August * Downtown Public Market to open June 1

Two deaths in Orleans County, one from Villages of Orleans * Four new positive cases in Genesee County * 14 new positive cases in Orleans County, 10 from the Villages of Orleans

Another death reported at the Villages of Orleans * Finger Lakes region on track to reopen * Survey says most people put health over the economy

One additional death reported at the Villages of Orleans * Three new positive cases in Genesee County, Four new positive cases in Orleans County

National Grid warns of collection scam * Major construction project proposed for Pembroke * Democratic presidential primary restored for June 23

Developer seeks $616,000 in tax incentives for $3-million mixed use project

One new positive case in Genesee County, a resident of Darien * Three new positive cases in Orleans County, all residents of the Villages of Orleans Health and Rehabilitation Center

City of Batavia imposes hiring freeze, cancels summer recreation program and Memorial Day parade * State Police identifying victim of apparent drowning in Darien * Cuomo outlines criteria for reopening state

Also cancels summer recreation program and Memorial Day Parade

One new positive case in Genesee County, two new cases in Orleans County

Another COVID-19 death at Villages of Orleans * Man drowns in pond in Darien * Gasoline prices continue to fall

Orleans County Legislature seeks state investigation of Villages of Orleans, two more reported there * one new positive case of COVID-19 in Genesee County, one new positive case in Orleans County

Steps taken to protect safety of staff and patients

The Villages of Orleans nursing home has recorded 11 coronavirus deaths since outbreak began

Suspect in Highland Park hit and run now charged with child abuse * Police issue BOLO for bogus bills * “Beertavia and Jackson Square concerts cancelled

No new cases in Genesee County * Four new cases in Orleans County

Batavia schools trim 30 positions; teachers, administrators and staff * Most hospitals given approval to resume elective surgeries * announcement due tomorrow about whether schools will re-open this academic year

One new positive case of COVID-19 in Genesee County, four new positive cases in Orleans County

Two more residents die at Albion nursing home * Cuomo reveals benchmarks for opening regions of NYS * Students should know status of school by the end of week

      SITUATIONAL UPDATE April 28, 2020 New Cases As of 2:00 p.m. Genesee County received 2 new positive cases of COVID-19 for a total of 148 positive cases One of the individuals resides in Batavia and one of the individuals resides in Alabama. One individual is in their 30’s and one individual is […]

GCASA peers, counselors making good use of phone, social media to stay connected

City of Batavia doing OK, financially * Three new positive cases of coronavirus in Genesee County, total now 146 * New poll gives Cuomo high marks

Three new positive cases in Genesee County, two new cases in Orleans County

Students within the Genesee Valley Educational Partnership asked to document the Spribng of 2020

Wyoming County Legislature declares May 3 – 9 as in honor of the travel and tourism industry * plans testimonial contest.

The next clinics will be held in August

Six residents of Albion nursing home die in three days * Cuomo reveals some details on how NY will re-open * Oatka Festival called off for this summer

Two more deaths at the Villages of Orleans in Albion, * One new positive case in Genesee County

One new positive COVID-19 case in Genesee County * two more deaths at Villages of Orleans nursing home in Albion

Genesee Valley Educational Partnership (GVEP) prepares almost 9,000 meals each day for students who reside in the GLOW region and beyond.

47 full time equivalent employees to be furlough for at least 30 days, effective Monday * Next county health department update to be issued at 4pm this afternoon.

Two COVID-19 deaths in Albion nursing home * preliminary results from state antibody testing * State of Emergency extended in Batavia

Two deaths in Orleans County, both in nursing home * One new positive case in Genesee County, three new cases in Orleans County

A third coronavirus death in Genesee County * City postpones property reappraisals * arrest made in Highland Park hit and run

One additional death in Genesee County * Person was under 65 and was hospitalized * 10 new positive cases reported

Minimum prize estimated at $20,000

Police ask for help from public to locate Nasir Nathan

Police say Wright deliberately struck a man with his car and fled the scene

Cuomo lays out plan for re-opening state economy * Three new coronavirus cases in Genesee County * Food distribution today at Northgate Free Methodist

Three new COVID-19 cases in Genesee County; two new cases in Orleans County and one death *

Five new cases of coronvirus in Genesee County * Gov Cuomo heads to White House * Attica and Alexander water disruptions delayed until Friday

Genesee County: Five new cases, total: 127

29 cases of coronavirus from Federal Detention Center in Batavia * NY to begin testing for coronavirus antibodies this week * Salvation Army needs to replenish its food pantry

30 new cases in Genesee County, 29 of them reported at ICE facility in Batavia * Second death reported in Orleans County

Five new COVID-19 cases in Genesee County, eight new cases in Orleans County

NYS Pause extended until May 15 * Beginning today: wear a face mask * County COVID-19 cases up by seven

Seven new cases COVID-19 cases in Genesee County

Orleans County government expresses condolences to family

County Public Health director not getting the PPE he needs * Gov orders masks / face covering starting tomorrow * Byron man gets caught with hand in candy jar

Three new COVID-19 cases, all individuals reside in Batavia * Orleans County also records three new cases

Individual was over 65 and lived in the central part of county

One new case of COVID-19 in Batavia * Number of cases in New York State now over 200,000 * Salvation Army reports emergency food supplies are limited

One new positive case in Genesee County, total now is 77, Two new cases in Orleans County, total now is 31

Genesee County: Two new cases, total of 76 * Orleans County: One new case, total of 29

Genesee County reports four more cases on Saturday (Apr 11) * Orleans County reports two new cases on Saturday

High wind warning, gusts could reached 70mph * COVID-19 testing lags due to lack of swap kits * Answer the “Private Caller” if waiting for unemployment

Seven new positive cases in Genesee County, none in Orleans County

Nine new local COVID-19 infections * Federal Detention Center in Batavia reports four coronavirus cases * Golf courses must stay closed

Nine new positive cases in Genesee County * total is now 63 cases * Three are under the age of 20.

City police investigate hit and run * COVID-19 cases up by 11 in latest count * 300 families helped by pop-up food pantry

11 new cases in Genesee County * 54 cases total * 31 in three days

Local COVID-19 cases double in 48 hours * Homemade masks helpful but but not perfect * new high school graduation requirements

Local cases double in two days * most traced to people not following guidlines *

Genesee County positive COVID-19 cases jumps by 10 * Most new cases traced to employee of a local business that went to work while sick * City of Batavia cracks down on use of parks

Emergency Alerts will be received on your cellular telephone

Restrictions wikll be “enforced”

Genesee County adds 10 new cases of COVID-19, largest one day increase

Corona Convoy rumbles through Genesee County * Cuomo says COVID-19 could be at or near its peak in NY *

The number is 1-800-942-6906

One new case reported in Genesee County, two in Orleans County

COVID-19 positive cases up by four in Genesee County * health department will notify public if a positive case has been exposed to the general public * reaction to mandatory equipment confiscation of equipment for downstate

Four new positive COVID-19 cases in Genesee County * all under the age of 65 * Three new positive cases in Orleans County

Chris Collins granted delay to start his prison term * One new positive COVID-19 case in Genesee County * LeRoy company steps up in need for ventilators

One new positive case reported in Genesee County, total is now 17 cases * No new cases for Orleans County, total remains at 6

Chris Collins asks to delay prison sentence * Genesee County COVID-19 infections now 16 * Plans for new county jail put on hold

Three new positive COVID-19 cases In Genesee County * All under age 65 * Orleans County: no new positive cases

Hours: 8AM to 2PM Monday thru Friday

One new COVID-19 cases reported in Genesee County, also one new case in Orleans County * HOLM offers museum activities on-line * Pembroke Schools plan “Thinking of You” parafe for this Friday

As of 2PM Tuesday, March 31 – One new positive case of COVID-19 in Genesee County and one new case in Orleans County

In response to COVID-19, programming available to caregivers and families

Walking path open, use proper social distance

Person over 65 is Genesee County’s first COVID-19 death * 1,200 deaths across New York * New poll gives NY Governor high marks for handling outbreak

Patient was over the age of 65 and lived in the eastern part of Genesee County

Part of COVID-19 prevention

Genesee County COVID-19 infection increases by one * Cuomo delivers dire death estimate * gasoline prices drop in WNY

One new case of COVID-19 reported Saturday evening, total is now eight cases. This person is under 65 and is under mandatory isolation at home.

Comments from Paul Pettit, Public Health Director and Dan Ireland, President of UMMC

Three new cases of Coronavirus reported in Genesee County, total is now seven

One patient is under 65, the other is over 65 * both are hospitalized * Latest information released today

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Yard Waste Station will remain closed until further notice due to COVID-19

Genesee County has received one new case of COVID-19

Latest Update issued 4PM Tuesday, March 24, 2020

City also issues proactive safety measures for citizens and first responders

Customers may be eligible for Home Energy Assistance Program

Latest guidance from Genesee Orleans Health Departments and New York State Health Dept

“Be prepared, not scared”

Two dogs perished in a house fire on State Street

Emergency Toll Procedures Implemented to Protect Toll Collectors and Motorists,
Cash Customers Will Receive a Bill in the Mail Instead of Paying Cash Until Further Notice

Stll only one confirmed case in Genesee County, but more are under quarantine

New date will be announced by Chamber of Commerce

Effective 4:30PM on March 17 and in effect for five days

The resident is over 65 years old and is in mandatory isolation at home and recovering

Food Pantry distribution cancelled for April 1, emergency food distribution available

City Ice Rick will also close until further notice.

Batavia Downs Gaming and all WROTB Branches to close at 8PM Monday (Mar 17) until further notice

Measures implemented to help prevent spread of Corona Virus

Youth Center on Liberty St. to remain closed until further notice

Officers will practice “social distancing” techniques

The plan details food distribution, instructional resources while schools are closed, staff reporting and building access

All RRH facilities to reschedule elective surgeries through March 29 in response to COVID 19

State of Emergency declared, schools close until further notice.

Still no confirmed cases of COVID 19 virus in county

City issues guidance about facilities cleaning and additional services during flu season and Coronavirus.

New York State Public High School Athletic Association postpones boys and girls regional and state championships.

Eight hospital workers in Westchester County are being tested

Libertarian inserts himself in McMurray v. Jacobs debate * Shelby woman jailed for felony Assault with a Weapon * ND Coach Rapone going for 700th win

Annual fundraising walk to be held in Batavia on Oct 3

The GCASA Foundation is accepting applications for its annual scholarship, which is open to Genesee and Orleans County students entering college this fall.

Native of Western New York promoted to Troop A Commander

Suspect sought in weekend chase on Oak and Charles Streets * Advice from BPD when making financial transactions with unknown persons * Rochester Philharmonic winds Grammy – hear it for yourself

Car theft arrest in Town of Batavia * County GOP endorses candidates * Sheriff’s Office names Officer of the Year

Officer of the year: Inv. Christopher Parker; Distinguished Services; Dispatcher Steven Robinson

Warrant issued for Batavia woman who stopped payment restitution * Rochester man admits to killing a Good Samaritan in Batavia * GOP leaders to meet this weekend to decide on Congressional candidate

Local officials oppose Cuomo’s Medicaid proposal * Another Republican enters 27th Congressional race * Genesee County Dems seek candidates

Four county wide offices need Democrat candidates

Cuomo outlines state budget proposal, calls for a “redesign of Medicaid * Bills Hall of Famer endorses a candidate for NY 27th congressional seat

County clerk opposes “Green Light Law” * Batavia Downs reveals summer concert series acts * Collins to be sentenced tomorrow

Headliners are announced for an eight concert series this summer at Batavia Downs

Assemblyman Steve Hawley joins with Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay to repeal bail reform law

Fatal crash in Alexander follows police chase * woman arrested for attacking security guards at Downs * Prosecutors call for Collins to get 5 years in prison

Two weather watches posted for our area * new chair selected for county legislature * 10,000 flu cases in NYS

Cuomo lays out agenda for 2020 * Republican, like Steve Hawley, react * New director for Genesee Co Office for the Aging

A band of Lake Affect Snow will affect Southwestern Genesee, Wyoming and East Central Erie Counties

13 yr. olds plea guilty to threatening Albion Middle School * GCEDC ponders big tax breaks for long delayed Ellicott Station project * Chamber announces 2019 award winners

Batavia Police ask for info about missing woman * Hawley says he will not seek Assembly Minority Leader post * Flu gets worse in NYS

Albion man arrested for shooting at sports bar * Bills take on Texans in wildcard match-up

Batavia man gets 2-years in prison for threatening police officer * Dogs and puppies perish in Stafford house fire * Bail reform costly to Genesee County taxpayers

Some snow in the forecast * North St., LeRoy to close Thursday and Friday * case of road rage in Batavia

Power restored to 2,200 National Grid customers in county * Cuomo increases security in Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods statewide * Bills to play Houston on Saturday

Second democrat announces for 61st State Senate seat * Looking for cause of Christmas Eve fire * Minimum wage goes up next week

A tractor-trailer rollover in Caledonia has led to the death of a Genesee County man. The crash occurred on state Route 20 near Route 5. 55 year old Richard Ishmael of Bergen was pronounced dead at the scene Friday morning. Deputies say Ishmaels’ rig left the roadway while making a turn and rolled over trapping […]

New part-time city court judge appointed * Winter Weather Advisory posted for Wednesday * Collins reaches settlement with SEC

City continues to wait for EWllicott Station progress * Batavia PD warns Holiday shoppers * Schumer pushes FAA for more airline legroom

Ranzenhofer will not seek re-election to State Senate * Child predator pleads guilty to state charges * Houseknechts honored for for service and philanthropy

Will not seek re-election next year, has served six terms

Batavia man faces 20 years in Federal prison for taking 14-year old girl across state lines * Two Albion men jailed on felony drug charges * Center Street Smokehouse turns 20

Local police agencies collect toys for Christmas

Malone out of Catholic Diocese, new administrator named * Muckdogs praise congressional effort to save minor league teams * Bill’s playoff tix go on sale

Malone to seek early retirement * City Hall phones fixed * adopt a fire hydrant

Batavia City Fire Chief asks residents to clear snow from hydrants near their home of business

Ceremony will be held Dec 20 in the City Courtroom at 1 West Main

State Street man jailed without bail for Assault * Batavia burglary leads to arrest for a LeRoy resident * Leroy man indicted for sexual abuse

Violent domestic in Corfu * AAA honors Albion PD * Bills to play on Sunday Night Football, Dec 15

Black Friday in Batavia * New charges for Liberty St. stand-off suspect

High Wind Warning posted for Genesee County * New info on Allegany Co. double murder * Cuomo spends Holiday in PR

State Troopers to crack down on impaired and reckless driving over the Thanksgiving holiday

How to control Batavia’s deer population * High Wind Watch posted for tomorrow * Big Pauly makes his last pie

Vest was donated by national organization

High Wind Watch posted on Wednesday * Funeral set for Allegany County couple allegedly killed by their son * Forecast high winds threaten Macy’s balloons

Allegany County teen charged with double murder * Biden favored by NY Democrats * Holland Land Office Museum begins “Wonderland of Trees”

City looks for new part-time judge * Two local businesses get national recognition * Pickles in the midst of fracas

Batavia Police identify standoff suspect * Schumer on possible loss of Muckdogs * Albion parents express concern over school safety

Suspect arrested upon release from hospital and jailed without bail

20-hour standoff ends peacefully on Liberty St. * Muckdogs remain silent on possible loss of affiliation, Minor League Baseball says 2020 season for the Muckdogs is in tact – the future “is a subject of negotiation”

After nearly 20 hours the Liberty Street Stand-off has come to an end this morning. According to our news partner The Batavian the male subject was coaxed out of the residence by Detective Kevin Czora at around 9 this morning and walked to an ambulance about a block away from the scene. More on this […]

Stand-off continues on Liberty Street, man armed with a pellet gun taking shots at police * Major League Baseball announces proposal to eliminate 42 minor league teams, The New York Times reports the Muckdogs are on the list

Proposal would cut 42 teams from the minor leagues

BCSD super search down to three, one is a Batavia native * Another hat in the 27th congressional ring * Change of venue for Section 5 8-man football championship

Meeting Sat. Nov 16 at YMCA

New child car seat law in effect * Billy Joel comes to New Era Field

Effective Nov 1, 2019 children under 2yrs must be in rear facing car seats

Weather conditions to deteriorate this evening * Winter Storm Warning in effect until 6AM Tuesday * Gasoline prices hold steady

First sectional win since 2012

Intruder shot during home invasion in critical condition * Rogers wins City Court judgeship * Results from other 2019 Elections

Homeowner shoots suspect with long gun, suspect flown to Rochester hospital

Most local elections were unopposed

In what is still an unofficial vote tally, it appears that Republican Durin Rogers has defeated Democrat Benjamin Bonarigo in the race for Batavia City Court Judge. Vote totals reported by the Board of Elections at 10:30 Tuesday night gave Rogers a victory by 215 votes. Vote Totals: Rogers: 1,662;   Bonarigo 1,447 The numbers are […]

Opening Gala set for November 22

Election Day tomorrow: Batavia City Court Judge to be elected, other races listed along with polling places, new director of BDC named

Batavia City Court Judge, City Council Wards and all County Legslators face election

Served as Clerk-Treasurer for the Village of Oakfield

Windy weather calms down, power restored * Elba man acquitted on child sex charges * County EDC approves tax breaks for LeRoy project

Trick or Treating in Batavia: could be tricky and not much of a treat * The Bergen House gets national Halloween attention

O’Lacy’s Irish Pub and Eli Fish Brewing come up with “Old Sod Hazelnut Porter”

County Economic Development Center to consider $10-million dollar project for LeRoy * State Assembly hears testimony into youth tackle football * City of Batavia will not alter Trick or Treat hours

Beverage distribution company says project could create 125 new jobs

High wind Watch for Halloween * Plane crash in LeRoy remains under investigation * Former Sabre star has cancer

Tentative County Budget is released * Early voting in NYS begins tomorrow * Tom & Lynn Houseknecht: ” Humanitarians of the Year”

Award to be presented on Dec 6 at Terry Hills luncheon

Use the time change this weekend to change batteries in smoke detectors * City FD will check yours for proper use

House fire in Lyndonville, one person injured * NYS GOP Chairman wants congressional special election soorner rather than later * Miami Dolphin apologizes for spitting at Bills fan

Bellavia bows of Congressional run, Hawley still thinking about it * city man faces a charge of gang assault * Gasoline prices drop a bit in Batavia

Pratt Rd bridge in Pembroke to reopen * Flu cases up 15% across NYS * Bills meet worst team in NFL on Sunday

City of Batavia Fire Department issues Halloween Safety Tips

Cuomo & nearby governors hold Pot / vaping summit * Warsaw man arrested for Town of Alexander burglary * Sabres drop one to Anaheim

State Senator cites Roger’s “experience, judicial temperament and integrity”

Success of methadone therapy at GCASA’s OTP clinic ‘exceeds expectations’

Arrest made in Batavia Hotel robbery * Health Department awarded lead abatement grant * Two arrested in Perry in connection with an overdose death

Local women in small business speak of their experiences

Students engage in community service projects

Collins starts campaign for leniency, according to Buffalo News * Arrest made in month old assault at Darien Lake * Batavia Cemetery Candlelight Ghost Walk, sold out

Odom innocent in stabbing of Ray Leach * Odom says he just wants to get out of town * Vape Shops get a temporary reprieve

Odom jury recesses deliberations until tomorrow * Chris Collins’ son pleads guilty to conspiracy to commit securities fraud * Pavilion man arrested for allegedly stealing a generator

Collins pleads guilty to felony charges * Arrest made in LeRoy School threat *

Republicans back 5 of 6 incumbents on council

Coordinators of Genesee County’s Justice for Children and Coordinator of the County’s S.T.A.R. Program back Durin Rogers for City Court

Youth charged with Falsely Reporting an Incident

Chris Collins resigns from Congress, will plead guilty tomorrow to insider trading * Genesee County EDC considers more tax breaks for Darien Lake

Will plead guilty to charges of insider stock trading

ATV collided with a chain barricade

Social Media threat closes LeRoy Schools * United Way announces goal and campaign chairs * Bills meet Pats on Sunday

Perry man charged with 1st Degree Rape * Man accused of setting fire to his Batavia girlfriend found mentally competent * Cuomo considers new recreational pot policy

A July 4 fire that injured two people on Hutchins St. remains under investigation

City woman accused of assaulting young son twice over the past years * House fire in Ontario County leaves two dead * SUNY to offer in-state tuition to Hurricane victims

Deputies find animal remains dumped in a Byron cornfield * City Council to take another two years to deal with new police station * County jobless rate creeps up but still historically low

Gasoline prices rise on the first day of fall * Rogers picks up “crucial” endorsement * Bills 3-0 as they prepare for the Pats

Arrest made in Speedway hold-up * Gasoline prices dip in WNY * Cuomo bans flavored vapes

Two stake and three track records were rewritten during the night led by 2-year-old trotting filly Hypnotic Am

Diocease of Rochester files for Bankruptcy * Legal ruling goes against Congressman Collins * VanDetta Stadium ready to its first game

Blue Bell Bonnie has been one of the toughest mares competing at Batavia Downs this season.

Dash to the finish line at new VanDetta stadium * Orleans County couple boost candy from Tops * Cuomo joins bikers in memorial to 9-11

Pick-up crashes into GCASA, spares smokers * New councilman at-large at City Hall * Bishop Malone watched by higher authority

Muckdogs lose to Lowell Spinners 4 to 3 in extra innings

DOT nixes plans for roundabout in Alabama * Cuomo signs new gun control measure * Muckdogs home playoff game tonight

Muckdogs playoff tix on sale today * Pennsylvania killed in Alexander crash * New York State Fair sets attendance record

For youth ages 9 – 16 * located in former St. Anthony’s School

Hanes gets 25 to life in death of Ray Morgan * 4 yr. old drowns in LeRoy swimming pool * Batavia woman jailed in suspected stabbing

Four year old boy dies from apparent accidental drowning

Train strikes pick-up in Corfu * Lockport woman killed in Darien Crash * Ginsberg in Buffalo

Tire slasher suspect in jail * Union St. closed until Sept 13 * Muckdogs home for six game series

Union St. from West Main to Richmond and from Richmond to Oak St. will remain closed until Sept 13

Erie County man killed in Pembroke motorcycle crash * Boyfriend charged with burning girlfriend’s she-shed * Genesee County announced bridge closings

Deputies say Beach became upset with live-in girlfriend, damaged her vehicle and set fire to her she-shed

Assemblyman Hawley will tour several farms across the counties of Genesee, Orleans & Monroe in the towns of Elba, Churchville, Kendall and Kent this Thursday, August 22nd.

Contract awarded for Vets Cemetery in Pembroke * Ortt wants Collin’s seat in Congress * Gas prices continue to slide in WNY

Irving, NY woman gets two consecutive 2 to 7 year terms for last summer’s hit and run fatality in Pembroke

Flushing Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

Trash spills in Stafford * Confirmed cases of measles in Wyoming County * City GOP looks for city council candidate

Rachel Tabelski to be appointed Assistant City Manager, will require husband Adam to resign from City Council

Jury finds Hanes guilty of Second Degree Murder in beating death last summer of Ray Morgan.

Testimony ends in Richard Hanes murder trial * Cuomo reduces penalty for pot possession * Skydiving accident claims life of Bergen man

A craftily rated second quarter provided success at the end of the mile for Black Is Back who went gate to wire in the $12,500 Open Handicap pace

Testimony continues in murder trial of Richard Hanes * inmate dies in Wyoming County custody * Bills begin training camp

Bricks to be located in front of weight room at new stadium

Jury is selected to hear the murder case against Richard Hanes * Ellicott St man busted for growing “potted: plants on his roof * Justice for Children Advocacy Center to hold Open House

City of Batavia to recognize Medal of Honor Recipient David Bellavia

Two injured, both taken to ECMC * Route 5 closed for several hours, now open

Muckdogs shortstop Dalvy Rosario goes deep in the hole to throw out a runner by half a step on Thursday. Rosario went 3-for-5 with a RBI double.

Collins kick starts possible re-election campaign * NWS issues an Excessive Heat Watch for Orleans and Livingston Counties * NYS elevates legal age to buy smokes

Proceeds benefit the Arc of Genesee Orleans

Body discovered last weekend in Lake Ontario has been identified * Collins proposes “Red Light” Law, will penalize states that grant licenses to illegals * Batavia Speedway robber gets 2 to 4 years

Electrical problem is blamed * damage held to a ninimum

The Batavia Muckdogs won, 3-1 in Vermont Sunday to remain in first place in the New York Penn-League Pinckney Division.

Body discovered in Lake Ontario off the shore of Point Breeze * Gas prices hold steady * Day 3 of the Genesee County Fair

BATAVIA – After taking the first two games of the series against the Boston Red Sox from club Lowell Spinners, the Batavia Muckdogs were in position to take over the best overall record int he New York-Penn League. However, the Spinners showed why they are in the top spot by scoring two big runs in […]

Arby’s robber gets 10 years in prison * Jennifer Urvizu-Hanlon sentenced to two years in connection with 2018 incident on Central Avenue * Crossroads House unable to take any more donations for Garage Sale

Batavia Arby’s robber gets 10 years in state prison * Crossroads House, “No more Garage Sale donations, please” * Muckdogs battle for first place in NYP League

Michael Piasta sentenced to 10 years in state prison and 10 more years on supervised release

Reward offered for information into death of kitten * Construction of mall roof to begin in September * Warning to Wegman’s shoppers: beware of fake coupon

First-place Batavia Muckdogs take second straight from top team in the New York-Penn League

Mall roof construction to begin in September * Police investigate vandalism at mall * Woman remains hospitalized from Hutchins St. fire

Police release photos of persons they want to talk to

Cuomo signs law giving equal pay to women soccer players in NY * Campaign to draft Bellavia for Congress * Muckdogs drop one to State College

Kitten thrown from cars, dies * County Airport cashes in for Federal funds * Muckdogs continue to win

The 8-week old female tiger cat had to be euthanized

Saile Dr. warehouse to expand, with $156,000 in tax breaks * Deputies seek information about kitten thrown from car * Muckdogs still on top of division

Kitten suffered “severe injuries” when thrown from the window of car on Route 98 near Saile Dr.

Ari the parrot left home on Dodgeson Rd. this morning

Project would expand warehouse leased by SCP Pools and retain 15 jobs

Fire injures one and burns two families from their homes on Hutchins St. * Special Stop DWI enforcement for July 4th Holiday * Muckdogs draw largest crowd of the season

Woman found guilty of manslaughter in hit and run death in Darien * Bellavia to toss first pitch in Mets / Yankees game * Muckdogs in first place

27 programs/agencies share in donations

Woman found guilty of manslaughter in fatal Darien hit and run * defense fails in attempt to disqualify DA Friedman * Bellavia to toss first pitch as Mets take on Yankees

Gasoline prices tick up in Batavia * LeRoy Police warn residents to lock their cars * Tracy Ave in Batavia to close on Tuesday

Tracy Ave. between North and Hart Streets to close Tuesday (July 2) from 7am to 3pm

House fire reported at 6616 Junction Rd just before 1 a.m. this morning.

Final day of ceremonies for David Bellavia * Investigating cause of deadly crash in Pavilion * Results of City Court primary

Durin Rogers won all three primaries for Batavia City Court Judge. * Rogers wins Republican, Conservative and Independence party primaries * Benjamin Bonarigo will be on the Democratic Party line

Bellavia honored as family, friends and fellow vets attend White House ceremony

Washington prepares to award Medal of Honor to Batavia resident * Schumer warns of bad e-cigs * Welcome home Giovanni

Notre Dame adds two teachers and two staff

Genesee County clerk cites trouble with Green Light Bill * Darien Center man pleads to child porn charge * Muckdogs even on the new season

The Batavia Police Department is investigating a burglary at a local business and is seeking assistance from the public in identifying the following individuals. Please contact Detective Matthew Wojtaszczyk at 585-345-6357 with any additional information.  

Gasoline prices drop in Batavia * State Senate to take up driver’s licenses for illegals * Elm St. man facing felony drug charges

Muckdogs play their first doubleheader of the young season this Wednesday.


June 14, 2019

Muckdogs Home Opener tonight * Local Boys Scouts Council gets a new home * NYS ends religious exemptions for vaccines

State Senate considers ending religious exemption for vaccines * Hawley critical of Green Light Bill * State lawmakers move toward ending the “Pink Tax”

Tompkins Metal Finishing invests, adds shift * fracas on wheels in nursing home * county jail inmates duke it out, get in trouble again

Industrial Plating Company Installing State-of-the Art Wastewater Treatment and Recycling System; Adds New Shift Creating up to 10 New Jobs

David Bellavia addresses media on Medal of Honor * Batavia approves Pride Month Parade * New poll finds NY’ers cool to Cuomo 4th term

Un-edited audio from Bellavia’s News Conference on Tuesday

Then-Staff Sergeant David G. Bellavia will receive the Medal of Honor for his actions on November 10, 2004, while serving as a squad leader in support of Operation Phantom Fury in Fallujah, Iraq.

Tips released on how to keep you, your family and yours pets safe from rabies

Farmers Market opened today in Batavia * Water level along Lake Ontario shoreline may have peaked * State Senate approves limo laws

Fire in Stafford leaves home uninhabitable * Deadly training accident at West Point * Sabres introduce new coach

Citizen helps police arrest armed suspect * Cat declaw bill goes to the Gov * Genesee Cancer Assistance to hold 25 Golf & Bocce Tournament

News Release On June 28 Genesee Cancer Assistance will be hosting its 25th Annual Golf & Bocce Tournament at Batavia Country Club (7909 Batavia Byron Road). Golf registration ($100.00/player) begins at 10:30 am. Bocce registration ($60.00/player) at 12 pm. You can also register in advance; online HERE or call the office at (585) 345-0417. Golf […]

Good Samaritan helps to disarm suspect during a traffic stop on Cedar Street

Arrest made in Batavia church baby snatching * NYS could become first to ban cat declawing * Cuomo doubts passing legal pot bill this year

Clinton Park, Fordham Drive, Eugene Street and Holmes Avenue June 11; June 12 Naramore Drive

The Batavia Police Department investigated the potential abduction of a child during church services.

Ellicott St. man hospitalized following assault * Arraignment postponed for Ross St. murder suspect * Town of Alabama bridge on Ham Road closed for two months

Registration available at BCSD Office at Batavia High School or on-line.

Ross St. man stabbed to death helping woman being attacked * Suspect in custody, charged with 2nd Degree Murder

Three persons died, one 4 year old remains in critical condition * SUV carrying nine passengers was struck by a pick-up truck * driver of the pick-up charged with Vehicular Homicide

The Congressman says the H-2A program presents a “crisis” to local farmers

Former BHS basketball star pleads guilty to weapons charge * Building Public awareness of Bank St Crosswalk * Batavia Concert Band back for 94 summer concert series

Cuomo says he will seek re-election * Home stretch for the State Legislature * Genesee County’s unemployment rate dips below 4%

Parades, Ceremonies and Observances listed for Monday, May 27

Mark Dibble found alert and able to walk.

All school budgets approved in Genesee County

School budget voting today * Hawley supports tax exemption for first responders * Bills new running back to wear #32

Mr. Hodgins was a businessman, elected official and artist

State of Emergency in Orleans County * Albion Correctional Officer arrested * Invite goes out for Memorial Day Parade

Legislator, businessman, artist John Hodgins dies at 87 * Warsaw man pleads guilty to child porn charges * Proposed law would ban texting while walking

Kory Doyle, 33, of Warsaw, faces a maximum 20 years in prison

Rogers picks up endorsements in bid for Batavia City Court * Lake Ontario shoreline businesses prepare for possible flooding * should teachers be required to learn to use EpiPens?

Civil War Historian Michael Block recounts fierce battle. Recruits from Albion, Batavia, Lockport and Medina fought

Genesee County Sheriff William Sheron and former Sheriff Gary Maha endorse Durin Rogers for City Court Judge

Richard Ensman, GCC administrator, dies * Batavia City School District voters go to polls May 17, fate of $50.5-million budget to be decided

Open House to be held on Friday, May 17 at Fresenius Kidney Care on Veterans Memorial Drive

County to hold public meeting on plans for new jail * City man charged in 2016 burglaries * NYS legislators reach deal on school bus cameras

Former BCSD Superintendent takes over East Rochester, temporarily * The latest listed of “wanted” by the Genesee County Sheriff * plea accepted in Central Ave melee

Western Region OTB reports record handle for Derby * Chris Collins trial could be delayed * Gasoline prices up again in WNY

Highest Kentucky Derby handle ever

Suspect in attempted murder case incapable of aiding his defense * Orleans County man sentenced for defrauding NYS * Prisoners deployed to protect lake shore from flooding

Alexander Town Clerk arrested for allegedly falsifying her election petitions * Dozier ruled incapable of assisting in own defense * fines could be going up for passing stopped school bus

Celebrating Success and Honoring a Founding Father at Arc Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet

Fire in LeRoy injures one person * Congressman Collins warns about Lake Ontario water levels * NYS lawmakers consider a ban on declawing cats

Collins says water levels are rising 1/2 in. per day, blames International Joint Commission for mismanaging lake levels

Stafford crash claims life of East Bethany man * NYS considers closing loophole in vaccination law * Woodstock 50 is called off

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